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Chris Jericho & Neville Sign With AEW, Other News (Videos)

Chris Jericho & Neville Sign With AEW
This mini grudge between AJ Styles and Chris Jericho was the perfect fit for two major transitions. Jericho absorbs heel status heading to WrestleMania and Styles can cross off a candidate on his bucket list as the WWE fans get a good look at the phenomenal one.

All Elite Wrestling (AEW) held a rally in Jacksonville, Florida, where they had some surprises up their sleeves. There were bound to be an announced name appearing for a quick pop, but we got a pair of known champions from around the world. Two of the most talented wrestlers in WWE are now part of AEW.

Early in the rally, PAC (formerly known as Neville WWE) was introduced as part of the roster. Towards the end, pyro goes off out and comes Chris Jericho. He speaks about wanting to be part of something different and hypes AEW up before leaving. Also, Billy Gunn was named as their first producer. The Young Bucks, Cody Rhodes, Adam Page, Brandi Rhodes and a few others appeared at the podium.

Both PAC and Jericho have been rumored for AEW, but nothing was made official until today. No word on the length of their contracts, but most of the roster have multi-year deals.

We have not seen a single show yet from AEW, but they are making lots of noise and it appears they could give several wrestling promotions a run for their money. The money is there as is the talent. SO, a decent TV deal would only strengthen the rookie promotion. As for the first show titled Double Or Nothing, it goes down Saturday, May 25 from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena.

In the weeks to come, more major moments will probably come from AEW. Below are videos on what seemed like a successful rally.

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